A question on "mugdha/A"

John Smith jds10 at CAM.AC.UK
Thu Jul 29 10:49:29 UTC 1999

On Thu, 29 Jul 1999, Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan wrote:

> I would appreciate if the list members could provide contextual information
> on the earliest occurrence of the Sanskrit word "mugdha/A" with the meaning
> "charming". Thanks in advance.

Negative evidence to start off your investigation: the word does not occur
at all in the Mahabharata or the Ramayana.

John Smith

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